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Annie Besant

Annie Besant was a British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer, orator, political party member, educationist, and philanthropist. Regarded as a champion of human freedom, she was an ardent supporter of both Irish and Indian self-rule. She was also a prolific author with over three hundred books and pamphlets to her credit. As an educationist, her contributions included being one of the founders of the Banaras Hindu University. For fifteen years,... Read More

BornAnnie Wood
1 October 1847
Clapham, London, England
Died20 September 1933 (aged 85)
Adyar, Chinglepet District, Madras Presidency, British India
(now Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
MovementIndian independence movement


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